"A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Amos Bronson Alcott on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Amos Bronson Alcott on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Amos Bronson Alcott on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Amos Bronson Alcott on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Amos Bronson Alcott on Abraham Lincoln
"To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age."
"While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be."
"Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams."
"Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators."
"We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes."